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Title Vector-borne diseases [electronic resource] : understanding the environmental, human health, and ecological connections : workshop summary / rapporteurs, Stanley M. Lemon ... [et al.] ; Forum on Microbial Threats, Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2008.


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Physical description xxii, 327 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Summary and assessment -- Vector-borne disease emergence and resurgence. Overview -- The global threat of emergent/reemergent vector-borne diseases / Duane J. Gubler -- Why we do not understand the ecological connections between the environment and human health: the case for vector-borne disease / Durland Fish -- Ecology of emerging vector-borne plant diseases / Rodrigo P.P. Almeida -- Ecology of dsiease: the intersection of human and animal health / Kenneth J. Linthicum ... [et al.] -- Climate change and health: global to local influences on disease risk / Jonathan A. Patz and Sarah H. Olson -- Climate change and vector-borne disease: update on climate effects on Lyme disease and West Nile Virus in North America / Jonathan A. Patz and Christopher K. Uejio -- Vector-borne disease detection and control. Overview -- Longitudinal field studies will guide a paradigm shift in dengue prevention / Thomas W. Scott and Amy C. Morrison -- Innovative decision support and vector control approaches to control denge / Lars Eisen and Barry J. Beaty -- West Nile virus / Lyle R. Petersen --
Rift Valley fever is an emerging arthropod-borne virus / C.J. Peters -- The implications of entomological monitoring and evaluation for arthropod vector-borne disease control programs / Michael Coleman and Janet Hemingway -- Vector-borne zoonotic diseases and their ecological and economic implications: bluetongue disease in Europe / Bennie I. Osburn -- Environmental factors influence transmission of sin nombre hantavirus between rodents (and to humans?) / Charles H. Calisher ... [et al.] -- Integrating strategies to address vector-borne disease. Overview -- Needs and opportunities to control vector-borne diseases: responses to the IOM microbial threats to health committee recommendations / Barry J. Beaty and Lars Eisen -- Integration of strategies: surveillance, diagnosis, and response / Roger S. Nasci -- Surveillance, diagnosis, and response: integration of strategies / Sherrilyn Wainwright -- Confronting vector-borne diseases in an age of ecologic change / David M. Morens -- The vector biology program at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases / Adriana Costero -- Appendixes.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Lemon, Stanley M.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Forum on Microbial Threats.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Communicable diseases -- Prevention -- Congresses.
Epidemics -- Congresses.
Animals as carriers of disease -- Congresses.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0309108977 (pbk.)
9780309108973 (pbk.)